A Historical Examanation of Nomadic Societies in Northern China: A Case Study of the Kazakh People

Zhongyi Han, Professor and Research Fellow, Northwestern Nationalities Research Center ,Shaanxi Normal University

Lecture will be in Chinese.

Professor Han will explore the following topics:
A. General examination of the nomad societies in northern China
B. Seasonal migration of the nomads

Han Zhongyi is Professor and Research Fellow at the Northwestern Nationalities Research Center, Shaanxi Normal University. He received BA and MA from the Central University for Nationalities, and Ph.D. in history from Nanjing University. He has worked in Xinjiang Social Science Academy between 1992 and 2001. His research focuses on Central Asia and Xinjiang Islamic history, while his publications features studies of Sufism in the Western Region, and other central Asian historical problems. Currently, he is visiting scholar at the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 | 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm
Graduate Community Center - Nairobi Room, 750 Escondido Road

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